Mariel Villere

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Biography

Mariel Villeré is the Manager for Programs, Arts and Grants for Freshkills Park, where she develops new programs including a public art program for the site as it transitions from landfill to park. She holds a BA in Architecture from Barnard College and earned her Masters of Architecture Studies in the History, Theory & Criticism of Architecture and Art at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in June 2013, where she also acted as Director of Exhibitions and Publications for the Department of Architecture. Mariel has held her current position with NYC Parks since January 2014 and continues independent projects at the intersection of architecture, art and urban studies as a researcher and designer.

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